volume 31, issue 1, P1-5 2020
DOI: 10.1007/s00062-020-00953-8
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Mayank Goyal, Wim van Zwam, Jacques Moret, Johanna Maria Ospel

Abstract: The 1970s and 1980s-Discovery The history of neurointervention is short as our field is still in its puberty. If one had to pinpoint a starting date, most would agree it was the early 1970s, although Luessenhop and Spence described a case of an endovascular embolization of a brain arteriovenous malformation as early as 1960 [1]. The 1970s was the time when the pioneers of the field boldly went where no one had gone before. Their brilliant minds made huge advancements in the understanding of complex vessel anat…

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